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It’s Not All in His Head; He Actually Is a Mess / Charlie Sheen’s ‘Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III’

Slouching through the film in sunglasses, a cigarette dangling from his lizardy lips, this blasé, reptilian Hugh Hefner manqué is smarting from the rejection of his true love, Ivana (Katheryn Winnick). A pouty, blonde aspiring actress, Ivana walked out o
New York Times
added Feb 8, 2013 14:28
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[Canada] Movies don’t deserve money if they promote smoking

local group says the industry doesn't deserve government subsidies. The people behind "Smoke Free Movies" claim popular films get more young people to take up smoking.
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Jan 26, 2013 22:29
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[UK-Scotland, UK-Wales] HEMLEY: Thank You For Not Smoking (on film and TV sets)

I think it’s a shame at a time the BBC has decided to make Cardiff a drama hub – a centre of excellence – that something such as filming an actor smoking in character is putting its own productions at risk
The Stage Newspaper Limited (uk)
added Jan 24, 2013 20:23
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[India] ‘Movies, TV impact tobacco users more than newspapers’

A nationwide study has revealed that movies and television have a far greater impact on the use of tobacco than newspapers. The research ‘Movies and TV Influence Tobacco Use in India’, which was led by K. Viswanath, is claimed to be the first nation-wide
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 24, 2013 20:07
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[UK] Smoking ban harms Welsh film, say producers' group Pact

A storyline in TV drama Casualty warning about the dangers of smoking had to be dropped because of Wales' anti-smoking laws, says the BBC. BBC Wales gave evidence in the Welsh assembly as it backed a law amendment to allow smoking to be filmed on set.
BBC Online
added Jan 22, 2013 22:20
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[UK, UK-Wales] BBC says smoking ban could force dramas out of Wales

BBC Wales has warned it may have to film prestigious dramas in England unless the smoking ban is relaxed. However, campaigners are strongly opposed to calls from the film and TV industry to change the law.
BBC Online
added Jan 22, 2013 12:35
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[India] NGO objects to Bollywood song for trivialising tobacco laws

A NGO has raised objection to a song of Bollywood film 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola' for purposefully trivialising the impact of laws regulating display of tobacco usage in film scenes, and asked the Health Ministry and the film-maker to remove it.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jan 18, 2013 15:00
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Tobacco-Addicted Bulgarians Ready to Unite in Party

Bulgarians, who are firmly against the ban on smoking in all enclosed public spaces, enforced as of June 1 last year, are bracing up to form a party to defend their rights. The initiative has been spearheaded by popular movie stars Andrey Slabakov and D
Novinite.com (bg)
added Jan 18, 2013 13:51
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[India] CHAUDHRY: Smoking in movies: Beware, beware, no one cares

we ought to consider the gross-out solution embraced by Australia ... all you’d need to do to discourage filmmakers is to make a new rule: show the cigarette, show the packaging. Our stars will be scrambling to have those cigarettes written right out of t
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jan 17, 2013 08:33
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[India] Supreme Court to examine validity of rules to regulate smoking on screen

The Supreme Court agreed to examine the validity of the Centre's statutory rules for regulating the smoking scenes in films and making it mandatory to show anti-tobacco messages in the beginning and middle of a movie.
Times of India
added Jan 17, 2013 07:38
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